Heard County , Georgia

Heard County: County in Georgia, United States


Heard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,834 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,973 inhabitants. Its county seat is Franklin. The county was created 191 years ago in 1830.

Heard County Quick Facts

Population : 11,973 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Area : 780 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.7%
Land as percent of area : 98.3%
Altitude : 889 feet / 271 meters
Capital : Franklin
Establishment : December 12, 1830
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:42:31 (1st October 2022)
Density : 15 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.16% (2010-2020)
Heard County locator map
Location of Heard County on Georgia map.
Heard County Courthouse 'Georgia' image
Heard County Courthouse 'Georgia'
Heard County Courthouse 'Georgia' image


Heard County is located at 33°17'49"N 85°7'42"W (33.2970300, -85.1282700). It has 4 neighbors: Randolph County, Carroll County, Coweta County and Troup County.

Heard County map

The largest city of Heard County is Franklin with a population of 958. Other cities include, Ephesus population 459 and Centralhatchee population 377. See all Heard County cities & populated places.

Heard County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Heard County.

City Name Population Title
Franklin 958 City in Heard County, Georgia, USA
Ephesus 459 City in Heard County, Georgia, United States of America
Centralhatchee 377 City in Heard County, Georgia, United States of America

Heard County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Heard County increased by 1.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,834 - census
2011 11,731 -0.88% estimation process
2012 11,652 -0.68% estimation process
2013 11,564 -0.76% estimation process
2014 11,623 0.51% estimation process
2015 11,556 -0.58% estimation process
2016 11,579 0.2% estimation process
2017 11,751 1.46% estimation process
2018 11,871 1.01% estimation process
2019 11,923 0.44% estimation process
2020 11,973 0.42% estimation process

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People born in Heard County (2)

People born in Heard County, including politician Hugh Davis Merrill, politician James Curran Davis, .


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